PACT 12 Dogs Of Christmas/Day 1

Doggy Mince pies

To make 8 mince doggy mince pies which are safe to eat for your dog(s)…

You will need:

  • Muffin tray
  • Whisk
  • Rolling Pin
  • Cookie Cutters

Ingredients:

  • 400g turkey mince
  • 1 tbsb chopped fresh parsley
  • ½ tsp turmeric (or ginger)

To make the pastry:

  • 200g plain flour
  • 100ml sunflower or rapeseed oil
  • 1 egg [beaten]
  • 50gm grated cheddar (or similar)

To make the pies:

  • In a bowl, add the turkey mince, add the chopped parsley and turmeric or ginger. Mix thoroughly.
  • Make the pastry by mixing flour, oil, grated cheese and beaten egg
  • Knead all ingredients then roll out on a lightly floured surface.
  • Use the cookie cutter to make bases and lids.
  • Lightly rub oil into the base of the muffin tray, then place and press down a dough base in each section.
  • Add a large teaspoon of turkey mixture into each base.
  • Moisten the edge of  a dough lid with water, then join with the bases and press the edges together
  • Pierce the top of each pie with a fork and any [doggy safe] added decorations.
  • Lightly brush some water on each pies.
  • Cook the pies in the centre of the oven at ~ 170-180C for 30 minutes.

Safety first

  • If your dog has any food allergy, be sure to avoid or substitute any allergen.
  • Ensure the mince pies are cool enough before giving to your dog(s).

Remember ordinary mince pies containing raisins, currants, alcohol, etc. are not safe for your dog.